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Soft dB Sound Masking


Sound masking is beneficial for a diverse range of workplaces including:

  • Healthcare.
  • Hotels.
  • Call centres.
  • Government buildings.
  • Financial services.


A sound masking system suitable for workplaces.

Features and benefits:

  • Sound masking is the addition of an unobtrusive background sound, like airflow, to reduce the intelligibility of human speech and reduce distractions. The resulting environment leads to greater productivity and increased privacy and comfort.
  • The sound masking system is arranged into zones that allow the system to be finetuned. The typical number of speakers per zone varies from 1–6 depending on the design. The number of speakers per zone in the open area can be increased up to 30.
  • Components:
  • Plenum-mount controllers
  • Rack-mount controllers.
  • Sound masking loudspeakers.
  • Active volume control sensors.
  • Automatic equalisation process.
  • Real time adaptive adjustment of the masking sound level.
  • Networked sound masking system.
  • Graphic control.
  • WiFi and LAN.
  • Paging and music.
  • Individual speaker control.
  • Gradual ramp-up.
  • Built-In Self-Test (BIST).
  • Calendar adjustment.
  • LEED Design.
  • Five-year warranty.

General information


Beige Oak Maple Walnut metallics textured wallpapered dry wiped all colours available



Five years

Uniclass 2015

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System accessories

Plenum-mount controllers.

Rack-mount controllers.

Sound masking loudspeakers.

Active volume control sensors.

Product Reference

Soft dB Sound Masking

Environmental information

Contains Red List materials